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Susan Granger

Susan Granger
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
8/10 93% The Insult (L'insulte) (2018) A tense courtroom thriller, revolving around the notion of sincerity versus stability.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2018
4/10 22% Proud Mary (2018) Talented Taraji P. Henson deserves a better franchise.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2018
8/10 100% Paddington 2 (2018) Adorable, thoroughly enjoyable sequel, reinforcing the sublime belief: "If you're kind and polite, the world will be right."‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2018
4/10 6% Hangman (2017) Al Pacino wastes his time/talent in this forgettable whodunit wound around a rotten riddle...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2018
6/10 91% Phantom Thread (2018) Strange, shallow, bizarrely superficial Gothic romance, despite charismatic Daniel Day-Lewis's immersive performance.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 7, 2018
7/10 77% All the Money in the World (2017) Suspenseful thriller/character study, featuring a smoldering, persuasive performance by Christopher Plummer.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2018
7/10 76% Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) A spirited, fun-filled adventure that should appeal to the whole family...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
5/10 51% Downsizing (2017) Really disappointing or, as one wag quipped, 'Honey, they shrunk the fun!'‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
6/10 54% The Greatest Showman (2017) Starry-eyed and showy, it's splashy and synthetic‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
6/10 32% The Leisure Seeker (2018) Gentle, bittersweet journey - notable for its fine performances.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2017
7/10 78% Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) Annette Bening delivers a powerhouse performance, as does Jamie Bell. It's subtly poignant, another Tinseltown tragedy.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2017
6/10 73% Hostiles (2018) Savage and sorrowful, perhaps igniting a conversation about how two opposing forces can come together and move forward in peace and harmony - for the betterment of humanity.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2017
10/10 91% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Rian Johnson's spectacular expansion of George Lucas' galactic adventure franchise is everything you want it to be - and more. What a great holiday gift for moviegoers! May the Force Be With You...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2017
6/10 74% Last Flag Flying (2017) Somber and sorrowful...instead of sentimentality, it's thought-provoking, a very different kind of war film...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 15, 2017
6/10 79% The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017) Bill Pullman's performance propels this satisfying, old-fashioned oater...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
7/10 81% Molly's Game (2018) Precise and precarious, Aaron Sorkin has created a fast-paced biopic filled with sharp zingers.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
10/10 88% The Post (2018) Terrifically timely - with an urgency that reminds us that an assault on freedom of the press is a clear and present threat to American Democracy.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
6/10 78% The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) Strange, insidiously sadistic tale of guilt and retribution which will inevitably confound its art-house audience.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
7/10 96% Call Me by Your Name (2018) Subtly stirring and sensitive drama - about a sensuous summer that could change the course of a boy's life.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2017
10/10 92% The Shape of Water (2017) Sensuous and sumptuous, this poignant, fantastical fable is an enchanting, redemptive, interspecies love story.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2017
5/10 5% Just Getting Started (2017) The problem with this tepid, senior-centric Christmas comedy is that it never really gets going. It's seasonal sludge.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2017
8/10 97% Coco (2017) Poignant fantasy that faithfully depicts Mexican culture and celebrates the Hispanic customs and folklore of Dia de los Muertos - while strumming the heartstrings. ‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 7, 2017
6/10 30% Wonder Wheel (2017) Simmering, yet stilted melodrama, filled with bittersweet nostalgia and a terrific soundtrack.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
8/10 96% Mudbound (2017) Unflinching and admirable epic melodrama that's particularly relevant now that white supremacy is back in the forefront of public consciousness.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
6/10 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) Superficially slick, yet schlocky, a muddled misadventure...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 6, 2017
7/10 86% Darkest Hour (2017) Suitably stylish, emerging as a career-defining Oscar vehicle for Gary Oldman.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2017
5/10 90% I, Tonya (2018) Unless you find parental and domestic abuse amusing, Craig Gillespie's glibly fictionalized, bizarre biopic is deeply flawed, just like its ferocious heroine - although Margot Robbie and Allison Janney deliver memorable performances.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2017
5/10 49% Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) Sublimely talented Denzel Washington deserves better than writer/director Dan Gilroy's tepid, convoluted thriller.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 30, 2017
8/10 99% Lady Bird (2017) Greta Gerwig has crafted an effectively empathetic coming-of-age story, filled with sassy, bittersweet anguish.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2017
6/10 80% The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) A whimsical , endearing trifle...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
8/10 93% Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Frances McDormand delivers a formidable, ferociously uncompromising performance in Martin McDonaugh's edgy, unpredictable, morbidly funny film.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2017
8/10 85% Wonder (2017) Compassionate and compelling, this family drama concludes with the upbeat observation: "You can't blend in when you were born to stand out."‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2017
4/10 40% Justice League (2017) When Shakespeare wrote, 'It is a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury signifying nothing,' he could have been summarizing this convergence of the DC Comic Universe.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2017
5/10 34% Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) A superficial chronicle of political deception as writer/director Peter Landesman completely fails to capture the compelling drama of 'All the President's Men.'‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
2/10 19% Daddy's Home 2 (2017) Mean-spirited and toxic, it's dismal!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2017
6/10 54% LBJ (2017) Woody Harrelson delivers a powerhouse performance in this straightforward, solid political drama.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 14, 2017
6/10 87% Novitiate (2017) The anguish of Margaret Qualley is riveting, and Melissa Leo delivers a powerhouse performance in this solemn, soulful melodrama, pulling back the curtain on the secrecy of convent life.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017
7/10 64% Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) Charming, bittersweet 'backstory' about the creation of one of literature's most beloved children's tales...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 13, 2017
8/10 70% Wonderstruck (2017) Enthralling story, weaving a cosmic web of whimsical enchantment...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 12, 2017
5/10 57% Murder On The Orient Express (2017) There's no reason to see this tiresome, forlorn, forgettable whodunit, which derails almost from the get-go, long before the snow-bound, stranded strangers begin to suspect one another of murder.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2017
4/10 29% A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) This shoddy, superfluous sequel is like trashy tinsel.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 6, 2017
7/10 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) The best silly, superhero THOR movie yet - it's thunderful!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2017
3/10 28% All I See Is You (2017) This tepid psychodrama suffers from a weak script with an absurd conclusion.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Nov 2, 2017
7/10 92% Walking Out (2017) Spare but incredibly sensitive wilderness survival story.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 30, 2017
8/10 99% Jane (2017) Enthralling, enlightening - an absolute delight!‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2017
4/10 28% Suburbicon (2017) Sour, substandard fare, a murky melodrama that fails on almost every level except stylish production design.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2017
6/10 54% Jungle (2017) Extraordinary survivalist tale - and kudos to Daniel Radcliffe for rising to this grueling wilderness challenge.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 28, 2017
2/10 7% The Snowman (2017) When the director of a twisted, turgid murder mystery admits something went wrong, it's worth noting...‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2017
6/10 96% The Florida Project (2017) Sleazy and shrill, it exploits the bleak, anti-social underbelly of economic inequality around The Magic Kingdom - emerging as perhaps the most depressing film of the year.‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2017
5/10 66% Breathe (2017) Glibly superficial, it's Inspirational, yet flawed, lacking the compelling depth of Stephen Hawking's saga "The Theory of Everything."‐ SSG Syndicate
Read More | Posted Oct 24, 2017